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A catch in which a secondary meaning (in this instance gentle non-sexual humour) is revealed in performance.

This edition comprises a modern realisation, and a statement of the piece in its original specialised format.

Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

Alas, cried Damon, wishing for a wife,
I cannot, will not, singly pass my life.
Ah Delia, let my ardent sighs prevail;
You can but hear, and then reject my tale.
And if with smiles you cheer my hapless fate,
O triumph, Delia, in my altered state.

John Wall Callcott
(1766 - 1821)

Callcott : Alas, cried Damon : illustration


Alas, cried Damon

(T.T.T.)

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